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, brought to you as a public service by your television provider. >> a look now at technology and entrepreneurship from a recent conference in detroit held at wayne state university. speakers include aol founder steve case, tim draper. former u.s. chief information officer. this is about two hours. >> thank you so much for getting us started. thank you all for being here. it's really exciting to finally have this thing and we. we've been working on for an awfully long time. what we do at techonomy is mostly up to now it's been sort of retreat like invitation only, leaders thing in the desert and i would really want to get our message out in the broader community, particularly in the united states where we think there's some messages that are just not sufficiently understood. and that's what you, i hope you will be hearing throughout the day today. and the message is, these events are focused on four issues. u.s. competitiveness, the future of jobs, economic growth, which is adequate to the first to come and then the revival of our cities with detroit as case study number one.
technology company. certainly when you think about silicon valley and companies that have hit hard times. very view come through it and re-emerge. apple is one that we can all remember having done that. ibm. although not a silicon valley company but technology company. most recently perhaps ebay in a significant decline but i spoke to john at length on friday and it appears they have brought around their marketplace business in addition to continue strong growth at the paypal unit. it's difficult to do. when you come back to yahoo! you have to wonder how do they do it? >> is there an act two? cisco tonight almost every analyst on the street said they're going to miss. >> universal in both miss and then the guidance is going to be negative. david, when you spoke with stevenson, didn't you get the sense that the companies are done spending on anything other than amd on towers? >> they got to spend. you know, stevenson was very outspoken in saying fiscal cliff. we're not spending but we are. we're deciding to spend $14 billion over the next three years. they absolutely have to in order to c
requirements to install the new or clean-air technologies. chevron says it will repair, not replace, and existing equipment with what was damaged on the massive august 6th on august of this explosion. the company says it will voluntarily cut air pollution emissions, and replace about one-third of the facilities potentially leaky valves and fittings. also, the latest from canceling drtypical $4. the-gasoline prices below $4 per gallon. >> if you are in san francisco it is $3.98. and that a 75 cents less than just one month ago and the one reason we are paying less at the pump is because the refineries are now at full capacity many were taken off line during the summer for maintenance and all the are of lying to that helps with supply and also the winter blend is not as much to produce as the summer blunt. that is why gas prices are also down as that-summer blin-summer blend..s more expensive to produce. and now, with the fall people are not driving as far as in the summer. and as horrible as hurricane super storm sandy it really cut down on the usage of gasoline in that area and that
. we'll talk technology later on but that's not the only subject. what's coming up? >> reporter: a very cool napa valley. we are very close to silicon valley, so here at napa valley ceo technology summit we'll be joined throughout the day by a number of luminaries from the technology industry. i'll be talking to john donahoe, ceo of ebay. back to you. >> french laundry, that's the key tonight. french laundry. he's smiling like he's already been. meantime, a road map starts at cross section of wall street and washington. third weeks of losses as congressional office highlights difficulties if no fiscal cliff worked out. >> jcpenney shares on sale as it posts a much bigger loss and revenue miss. concerns mounting now about whether ceo ron johnson can right this ship. >> disney shares under pressure. casually optimistic about theme park business. >> groupon, one analyst slashing his down to one. >>> the worries the president and washington lawmakers will not agree on a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff. the cbo warns if an agreement is not struck by the end. year, the u.s. economy would head
rushed, particularly technology companies rushed to europe. you'll see in q-1 companies saying, look, we have maintained our european. don't worry about european. if they don't say it, i think we'll sell the stocks. >> worse before it gets better was on the conference call. >> industrial production misses this ridiculous fight between the eu and imf. bank of england cutting growth outlook for the u.k. >> gdp tomorrow. it will be terrible. alco alcoa being struck because they try to close a plant. the conversation will be at the beginning of the conference call and europe -- we're managing europe down to x. european we're going to close europe. ford motor gave you an example of what will happen. we won't let europe bring our company down. latin american, asia turn turne. we won't let europe ruin us. europe will be isolated. that's what happens if you decide to go off the grid like they're doing. their major issue is carbon tax. they keep talking about carbon tax. the european, the german power company talking about having too much solar power which is bringing down and able to make money
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're looking for powerful brands because you can't invent a brand over night. we're look for technology that other people can't replicate. looking for access to growing not shrinking markets. there are a lot of nuances to those, but those things give a company pricing power. liz: president obama, it's just been announced will be holding a news conference on wednesday. okay, he just had one. he's going to hold another one. we're presuming that means that there will be an update on the situation. let's watch the levels of the market right now. we're up about 7 points. see if the market cares about that announcement at all. we will watch as we get closer. just 50 minutes before the closing bell rings. go on. >> my point is i want people to be positioned so they don't have to worry about what happens next week. we will all pay attention and still be prepared for five years from now. liz: you stay pick stocks that have ideas or technology that cannot be replicated. >> ideas, technology, brands and access to markets that are growing and hard to get into. those are the kinds of stocks you want
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, textile production in spain, and the use of medical technology in the u.s.? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 75% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. t. rowe price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment information, risks, fees and expenses to read and consider carefully before investing. with investment information, risks, fees and expenses wooohooo....hahaahahaha! oh...there you go. wooohooo....hahaahahaha! i'm gonna stand up to her! no you're not. i know. you know ronny folks who save hundreds of dollars switching to geico sure are happy. how happy are they jimmy? happier than a witch in a broom factory. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. >>> the susan b. anthony list is an anti-abortion group that supports conservative candidates for office. here's what the susan b. anthony list says was the mistake republicans made in this year's elections. >> what we had, unfortunately, was a de facto truce on social
the world. drove our chip set business because now everybody wants the latest and greatest technology, which is 3g and 4g multimode chips. and we sold of our newest chip, the snap dragon, we sold triple the number in the last quarter than we had in the previous quarter. and as we look forward, we're talking about increasing those numbers another 32 million chip sets in the quarter. so up to 173 million chip sets at the midpoint in the quarter that we're in right now. so smart phones are really driving the business very strongly. liz: i like what you just said, smart phones driving the numbers. so then my question becomes of course we have seen how the pc numbers of adoption have come down, they definitely slowed. if there's a choice, if people only have a certain amount of money and they are going to choose to buy a smart phone or a tablet, what are they choosing? >> there's no question that smart phones outsell the tablet. we're excited about the tablet business. it's continuing to grow. we have seen some excellent success with apple and the ipad. now you are starting to see other players c
are really waiting to see how consumers and enterprises adopt this technology. i think it's great. i'm not the only consumer out there. i learned early on in the career, don't design products just for myself and waiting to see how consumers adopt these things. i think microsoft did a great jb on it. and now we need a lot more apps and more devices to ship. >> you got your finger on the pulse of so many different products, paul. you must have a guess how it's received. there must be a reason why you say cautiously optistic and how consumers receive the product. >> it's just, you know, you never know. a new product comes out. if everybody knew how consumers would react to things every hollywood movie would be a blockbuster. >> true. >> i look at it and say we'll build the enabling technology and be here and make sure that we make the investments in r&d so that we can build the next generations of products to be better an better and hopefully that wave comes in. you think about the smartphone wave to hit, we kept ourselves prepared. we built the products the right way. and when it hit,
will take money from the airline industry that would otherwise be invested in nextgen technologies and the purchase of new aircraft, two proven methods for improving environmental performance and for reducing emissions. airlines for america and air transport trade association testified before our aviation subcommittee last year that the extraction of capital from the aviation system as enadviceaged under the e.u.'s emission trading scheme could threaten over 78,000 american jobs. this is unacceptable. but despite serious legal issues and ons -- objections by the international community, the european union is pressing ahead with its plans. in september, 2012, 21 countries, including the united states, signed a joint declaration against the e.u. emissions trading scheme in new delhi, india. the last year there have been several other multinational meetings of countries who oppose the scheme, including meetings that took place in russia and the united states. the bill before us directs the secretary of transportation to prohibit u.s. aircraft operators from participating in this illeg
and attack soesh immedia social media. game technology also reporting better fourth quarter earnings on sales of slot machines. >>> let's get back to the broader markets. joining us live from new york is maury harris, chief u.s. economist at ubs investment research and from richmond, virginia, alan gail from ridge worth capital management. . welcome to both of you. maybe we should start having a bell ding every time we talk about the fiscal cliff. we were talking about it this morning and trying to figure out what it means. the cbo came out with new projections. they do talk about how this could push the jump in the jobless rate to 9.1% by the end of 2013, but they say over the longer term, you will see the unemployment rate fall and the economy would return after some time. they're talking about a long time, though. i think it takes until about 2020 before you see the rate back down at 5.5%. how big of a deal is this, what happens next year and beyond if we do go over the fiscal cliff? >> first of all, i think it's a public service that the cbo is warning what would be these likely dire cons
this is a much longer term story. they have data. they have technology. they have reach. >> so how come the stock has lost so much of its value i understand the ipo then? >> the valuation was always an issue here. part of the lockup expiring reminds us of the valuation play. it's still $48 billion for a company with $5 billion in revenue. so the sale of the century, this most certainly isn't. part of what we're seeing is rotation out of the big three, out of amazon, apple, and google. some of the tech money is looking for a place. there's a decent number of people out there who like the upside to downside ratio in facebook. all that being said, mobile is important for them. we're yet to see them monetize outside. they have to do that to grow into any kind of valuation above of $26. we have another big problem in mobile here which is about 50% of the click throughs where they're making their money turn out to be errors. they're accidents based on big fingers on small surfaces. >> facebook is still one of the top if not the top water cooler stocks to talk about in 2012. we just proved it once again
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an impact from weakness particularly in europe on our technology business but we're seeing strong revenue growth and improving earnings in our services businesses. mixed bag. >> you've been talking about your services led business, part of the transformation of the company. at this point how much does that make up of the company in. >> a little bit more than half of our revenues. if you look forward to 2017 it will probably be two-thirds of our revenues not only driven by the fact we are growing that portion of the business but because the market's transitioning, customers are transitioning. they want more than a point solution. they want us to help them change the way they get business done so it's an exciting and growing portion of our portfolio. >> how does that change who your competitors are? >> it's a great question actually. our traditional competitors in the hardware business is hp and rico and cannon. now we have a large number of smaller less capitalized competitors mixed in with a few large competitors. we have transportation competitors, customer care competitors, we have heal
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